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April 24, 2018
Handguns are lined at at a booth during the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn., April 10, 2015. Caught in an angry social media storm, a number of marketers have ended promotions linked to the NRA, but it’s unclear whether boycotts have a lasting impact. (Joe Buglewicz/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
April 24, 2018 - 3:36pm
April 22, 2018
Larry Gadaire of Grand Forks stands by two of the boats -- a canoe and kayak -- he built in his shop. Brad Dokken / Forum News Serviceplay button
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
April 22, 2018 - 7:48am
Brad Dokken
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
April 22, 2018 - 7:20am
Dan Wilfond, a fisheries specialist with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources at French River, holds a 63.7-inch, 70-pound female lake sturgeon during DNR sampling on the St. Louis River in April last year. The fish was fitted with an acoustic transmitter, and its movements are being monitored as part of an ongoing study by several agencies. (Minnesota DNR photo)
Sturgeon solutions: Biologists seek reasons for lack of fish’s reproduction on St. Louis River
April 22, 2018 - 6:05am
Sam Cook
Sam Cook: Heading down a new trail with plenty of old friends
April 22, 2018 - 6:00am
April 21, 2018
The ticks have been waiting for warmer weather, and they are hungry
April 21, 2018 - 3:35pm
April 15, 2018
Members of the Planning Committee for the Governor’s Fishing Opener have not lost their sense of humor. On Sunday, they gathered on Green Lake with ice augers, chainsaws, blow torches, axes, shovels and a sign that said, #ComeOnSpring and #WeGotThis.
Governor's Fishing Opener hosts impatiently wait for ice out on Green Lake
April 15, 2018 - 5:45pm
The concrete boat ramp dips into a still ice-covered Spirit Lake at the Clyde Avenue boat landing on Sunday morning, April 15. Near record late ice-outs are expected across the Northland. (Steve Kuchera / Forum News Service)
Ice-out shaping up to be late: Brutally cold April will impact May fishing opener
April 15, 2018 - 4:48pm
A steelhead -- migratory Lake Superior rainbow trout -- attempts to leap a set of falls on the Knife River. This year, the river is locked in ice, and steelhead haven't begun their spawning runs yet. File photo / Forum News Service
North Shore steelhead run delayed by ice cover on streams
April 15, 2018 - 6:35am
April 13, 2018
Tribune file photo/  The ice depth on area lakes ranged earlier this week from 18 inches on the lakes south of Willmar to 24 inches on those to the north.
Ice out? Local sage believes Green Lake will be ice free for fishing opener
April 13, 2018 - 4:31pm
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The Minnesota DNR will host an open house from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the MnDOT office in Willmar to hear public comment on the new statewide deer plan.
DNR deer plan meeting slated Tuesday in Willmar
April 13, 2018 - 7:43am
April 8, 2018
From tranquil wilderness settings such as Reed Lake (pictured) to prairie spectacles such as the spring and fall waterfowl migrations and the Narcisse Snake Dens, Manitoba offers a wealth of road-trip options for the outdoors enthusiast. Contributed photo / Travel Manitoba
Road trip options abound in Manitoba
April 8, 2018 - 7:45am
Sam Cook
Scanning the 10-day forecast — and hoping
April 8, 2018 - 6:35am
A deer hunter walks to her deer stand on a Minnesota deer hunting opener. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is expected to unveil a new deer management plan this week. File photo / Forum News Service
Minnesota deer management plan due out this week
April 8, 2018 - 6:20am
A tom turkey displays on a spring day. Wild turkey hunting seasons open April 18 in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Contributed photo / National Wild Turkey Federation
Wild turkeys keep pushing limits of northward expansion
April 8, 2018 - 6:00am